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  1. Very impressive! Tks for the pdf and posting detailed progress.
  2. lots of detail ! tks. id like to change out my shocks/struts on all 4. just cant figure out a good way to tell if they really need to be or that im not use to the rough ride anymore. just seems a little jarring when going over bumbsbut nothing to compare it to...
  3. Hasn't happened in awhile - who knows why or why not??? Haven't figured it out but haven't messed with the light either. Ive just left it alone. Remember a contact at the dealer telling me he's seen it before but they have never figured it out either. They'll replace the fixture if you want, but he said no clue and wouldn't worry about it. I use to think it seemed to happen after I washed the car... It doesnt bother me nearly as much as the black foam pieces blowing (STILL!!) from the AC vents. I HATE that.
  4. Tks again. It is a live socket. And tks for the tip on the charger. Got a MSX 5 from CTEK. It is by far the best looking and seems to be sturdiest too of any charger ive ever bought. Using now for the 1st time so I can't comment on much else.
  5. tks again - just to double double check, the lighter port next to the driver is "live/hot" while the car is off and can be used as a battery charging connection, right? My **** multimeter is busted.
  6. old thread I know but I am in the process of looking for another charger/tender I can plug into the console cigarette port to maintain the battery. Is this still a recommended model ? Tks
  7. thanks guys. Yes, they took the 5 plug and moved the coil to another and the plug to a different cylinder. 4 and 6 maybe - don't have the paperwork here. I just the other day watched a pca vid where the guy changed the plugs while changing out the exhaust. looks much easier w/o that it the way. id like to do it but ill need to find a lift. ah, something to do....
  8. So, low milage car. Took it out aprox 2 weeks ago, have not driven it in awhile and had low battery - dash flashed something like emergency start on start up. Ran ok. Started again 2 hr later after apt., weak start, no error message on start up. Went for a spirited drive for about an hour to run up the battery. 2 min from home, goosed it a little to run it up one last time and I got the check engine light... Back from the shop. They tested the battery as ok under load but got a P0305 on cylinder 5. swapped the plug and coil and so far after a 10 minute ride, no more code. So, trying t
  9. tks for the follow up. I ordered the oem tires they originally told me they dont make anymore and the dealer removed the out of balance ones and put the new new ones on. all good now.
  10. Oct this year. From the dealer. Pelican shows them too: SOFTWARE UPDATE PCM2 Genuine Porsche 997.044.904.51 99704490451 997 044 904 51 997-044-904-51 | Pelican Parts WWW.PELICANPARTS.COM Genuine Porsche SOFTWARE UPDATE PCM2 $327.75. Call (888)280-7799. May Qualify For FREE SHIPPING. Parts# 997 044 904 51 997-044-904-51 997.044.904.51 99704490451. 327.00$
  11. I got it through the dealer. Kinda expensive but they let me use 100.00 off coupon. Im going to keep the old one bc the new one is acting strange - there is lag in the map when the car moves and the lettering / font is hard to read at night. Im sorry i did the update and im gong to look in going back to the older one when i have time. The map also seems to "jiggle" when moving..... Drag.
  12. tks.interesting article. Anyhow, drove the car again to verify shaking.... Michelin was nice - talked to them to get some info and they told me to return the tires and get what i had originally asked for - OEM tires. On order.
  13. I recently had the dealer mount and balance 2 new front tires - Michelin Pilot PS2's - 235/35/19's. Please see the attached note on the work order. This past weekend was the 1st opportunity I had to take it out on the highway and i noticed shaking in the steering wheel from about 55 on up and a more noticeable vibrating which seems to be coming from the middle of the car. Called dealer and they recommend 500 miles highway use to see if they settle in. They explained that they have seen some warranty issues on the Michelin's. Can anyone explain the road fore weight statement? Ive never
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